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bnyfe

08 YZ450F Cranky Shifting

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the 08 YZ450F is the worst shifting bike I have ever had. Very cranky. MXA said so and I am now a true believer.

Is anyone else having issues?

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i was told it is because it is new. thats kinda how mine is right now. it should loosen up

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Mine shifts great. Only at 9 hours and I've changed the oil three times, but it's shifted great from the start.

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How many hours do you have on it? My 08 was like that until about 10 hours and a couple oil changes. It should loosen up.

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I don't have much time on it at all. It's now three whopping degrees above zero here in NY. I will wait until I get more time on it.

As always....thanks for the good input guys!

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The First time I took mine out the shifting was kinda scetchy, the more hours i got on it the better it was. Ive only got about 5 hours at the most on it right now though

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I don't have much time on it at all. It's now three whopping degrees above zero here in NY. I will wait until I get more time on it.

As always....thanks for the good input guys!

what oil are you using? That is to friggin cold....:banghead:

I found Amsoil 4stroke synth oil makes the tranny nice and smooth:thumbsup:

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what oil are you using? That is to friggin cold....:banghead:

I found Amsoil 4stroke synth oil makes the tranny nice and smooth:thumbsup:

08= amsoil smooth as a freshly shaven:p

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what oil are you using? That is to friggin cold....:busted:

I found Amsoil 4stroke synth oil makes the tranny nice and smooth:thumbsup:

bike is just breaking in...I will switch to amsoil. Will be riding again indoors in January at Mototown. Will let you know how I make out. If you are all ok, I should be too.:banghead:

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bike is just breaking in...I will switch to amsoil. Will be riding again indoors in January at Mototown. Will let you know how I make out. If you are all ok, I should be too.:banghead:

Switch now

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